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  1. The Ethics and Legalities Of Using Hidden Spy Cameras

    The Ethics and Legalities Of Using Hidden Spy Cameras
    Sales of hidden cameras are on the rise; be it for reasons of safety, peace of mind or simply keeping an eye on young children. Subsequently, more and more people are installing hidden cameras in their homes. Although all aforementioned reasons are completely valid, the legalities and ethical restrictions of spy cameras need to be deliberated; where the cameras are...
  2. Splashed Out On A Flashy New Car? Slap A GPS Tracker On It Right Away

    Splashed Out On A Flashy New Car? Slap A GPS Tracker On It Right Away
    Some people think of GPS trackers as either something that helps their sat nav systems work, or as clever little devices you see in spy films. However, they can actually have a more everyday, practical use – such as protecting your vehicle or perhaps another valuable new asset. You can use them to check up on your car when you...
  3. Why Surveillance Cameras Can Be A Small Business Owner's Best Friend

    Why Surveillance Cameras Can Be A Small Business Owner's Best Friend
    Life can be stressful as a small business owner. Even with a relatively small enterprise and only a handful of employees, there are nonetheless a thousand and one crucial little details that you need to keep your eye on. You take every worry and concern on your shoulders, and it can stop you sleeping at night. Luckily, there are lots...
  4. How To Protect Yourself When Carrying Out Surveillance

    How To Protect Yourself When Carrying Out Surveillance
    Gathering evidence to prove wrongdoing or stop criminal or antisocial activity from happening can be quite a satisfying experience. However, it can also be very dangerous. Understandably, people committing these acts (such as theft or fly tipping, for example) don’t want to be caught on camera. They are likely to react badly if they discover a surveillance camera, which could...
  5. Work From Home? You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls

    Work From Home? You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls
    Many businesses choose to record their phone calls. It provides them with a record of all transactions, agreements and correspondence, which could potentially be used as evidence if the company is ever involved in legal action. Recording calls can also help to improve customer service and to train staff. However, these businesses tend to have office premises in which setting...
  6. 6 Top Tips For Perfectly Positioning Your Spy Camera

    6 Top Tips For Perfectly Positioning Your Spy Camera
    Using a spy camera and actually capturing decent footage can be more difficult than you may think. Without a little knowledge and preparation, you could end up with footage of people’s feet rather than their faces or a picture marred by poor light or a poorly placed pot plant. Here are the 6 essential tips you need to know to...
  7. Providing Peace Of Mind: 4 Ways Technology Can Help To Protect Elderly Relatives

    Providing Peace Of Mind: 4 Ways Technology Can Help To Protect Elderly Relatives
    Having an elderly relative who lives alone can be a big worry. If you find yourself lying awake at night fretting about everything from burglars and con artists to trips, falls and burns, you’ll be glad to know that technology could have the solution. Here are just four of the ways that tech and gadgets could help to protect your...
  8. If It Moves, Track It - Fitting GPS Trackers On Everything From Cars To Pets

    If It Moves, Track It - Fitting GPS Trackers On Everything From Cars To Pets
    When thinking of GPS trackers, most people think immediately of cars. While it’s true that GPS tracking devices are primarily used on vehicles, the technology has many other applications. It’s versatile and can be integrated with lots of other devices, such as your smartphone for example. To put it simply, you can use GPS tracking to keep tabs on virtually...
  9. 8 Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Online - But Most Of Us Don't

    8 Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Online - But Most Of Us Don't
    Online security is something we all know is important, but most of us simply don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting ourselves online. Take a few minutes to run through the following steps, then you’ll have the peace of mind that you’re just a little safer online: Have different passwords for different things. This is the best...
  10. Recording Business Calls - Do I Have To Tell The Caller That I'm Recording?

    Recording Business Calls - Do I Have To Tell The Caller That I'm Recording?
    Businesses use call recording for many reasons, such as improving business practices and customer service, protecting themselves from complaints and litigation and gathering evidence of transactions and correspondence. If your business is considering using call recording devices and technology, it’s very important to stay on the right side of the law. You need to understand your responsibilities under the law...